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DSD: OneNote - Workshop
Course Description:

OneNote is a digital notebook which allows you to capture, store and share all kinds of data. In this introductory workshop you'll have the opportunity to create a digital notebook and try out many of the basic features of OneNote and beyond. You will learn how to collate and organise many types of data and information in a notebook, how to later retrieve relevant information and how to use OneNote to become more productive in your studies and work.

NOTE: OneNote (formerly called OneNote 2016) will be used in this workshop. If you only have access to the OneNote for Windows 10 version you will need to download OneNote onto your computer prior to the session using the link in the prerequisites section below, or download it through your UCL Office365 account. Alternatively, you may wish to access OneNote via Desktop@UCL anywhere, UCL's remote access service.

PREREQUISITES: Download OneNote onto your Windows/Mac computer prior to the session from OneNote Downloads or through your UCL Office365 account. Alternatively, check you can access OneNote via Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

Once you have booked on the course you will be able to access all of the online materials in our Digital Skills Development Moodle course.

"The training and delivery were excellent. The trainer showed us a lot of useful features of OneNote and covered a lot of material without the training becoming overwhelming."(UCL staff)


Once you have enrolled, please check that you have received a confirmation email from MyLearning. You will also receive an email with a joining link at least one day before the session.

Courses start on the hour but please join during the 5 minutes prior to this to download resources and test out your connection/audio.

For more details on how to book, cancel and join sessions please visit our practical course information page.

By the end of the session you will be able to:
  • Create notebooks,
  • Work with pages, subpages and sections,
  • Add different types of content to a page (e.g. text, images, annotations, spreadsheets, URL links, audio/video recordings),
  • Present your pages,
  • Tag and search,
  • Share and export,
  • Email a page / send email to OneNote,
  • Create link to pages or content,
  • Be familiar with the different versions of OneNote,
  • Sync between desktop, online and device apps.
Intended Audience:
This workshop is aimed at those wishing to learn how to create OneNote notebooks to gather and organise information and become more productive.
Target Audience: All
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